Northeast Regional Caregiving Conference: Sept. 21 in Monroe Township, N.J.

Join us on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Springpoint Senior Living in Monroe Township, N.J., for our Northeast Regional Caregiving Conference!

Anyone who cares or cared for a family member or friend will want to join us. In addition, we welcome professionals who work with family caregivers to join us.

We’re grateful to our conference host, Monroe Village, and our conference sponsor, Senior Care Services of Greater Princeton. Senior Care Services of Greater Princeton engages volunteers to assist homebound seniors to age gracefully in place and to preserve their independence by providing transportation, food shopping and friendly visits.

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Meet Our Presenters

Our Certified Caregiving Consultants™ in the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania area will host us for a special day of connecting, sharing and encouraging. These CCCs also will present during our conference:

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Location and Agenda

Our event will take place at:

Monroe Village
One David Brainerd Dr.
Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Our event will begin at 8:30 a.m. with registration and continental breakfast and will end at 2 p.m. We are so grateful to Monroe Village for graciously providing the space for our event.

Register today to take advantage of our early-bird rate of $20 which includes continental breakfast and a box lunch. Early-bird registration rate ends on September 1, 2019. Register to join us.

Agenda

8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Check-in, Continental Breakfast & Exhibitor Tables

9 a.m. – 9: 15 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions

9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Your Caregiver Relationship Contract: How to Navigate the Minefield of New Roles and Expectations Debra Hallisey of Advocate for Mom and Dad, LLC. This session is sponsored by

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Best Care Practices for People with Alzheimer’s and Dementia and Those Who Care for Them with Penny Patnaude. Caregiver Strategist, LLC

11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Juggling Careers and Caregiving: Five Ways to Manage Work and Family Responsibilities with Trudy Madden, Senior Moment Solutions, LLC. This session is sponsored by Senior Care Services of Greater Princeton.

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
How to Plan a Family Meeting When Family Members Disagree with Nneka Njideka, Caregiver Consulting and Mediation

12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Selfcare Toolkit for Your Busy Days with Gael Chiarella Alba of SelfCareOasis.com

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Meet our Exhibitors

BrightStar Care
At our Joint Commission Accredited BrightStar Care agency, we provide quality services. We offer Private Duty Home Care services for personal care and companion care (for bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring, meals, feeding, light housekeeping). We also provide the quality Skilled Nursing care that people often need and rely on. This sets us apart from most agencies. Our experienced and compassionate LPNs and RNs offer wound care (from basic to critical crush injuries), wound vacs, TPN (nutrition), IV antibiotics, hydration therapy, blood draws (can also centrifuge blood when required), IVIG, Foley (insertions/maintenance), G- tubes, trachea care, and ventilators. For more information, visit www.brightstarcare.com.

Care Street Home Care
Certified Home Care Agency based in Monroe NJ providing hourly and live in care. We take Long Term Care Insurance, Veterans Benefits, and Private Funds. For more information, visit www.carestreetnj.com/monroe/

 

 

 

Caring Connections of NJ
Providing education and resources to seniors and their families in Monmouth, Mercer, Middlesex, Ocean, Somerset, Burlington and Union County. For more information, visit www.caringconnectionsnj.org

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
The Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) at the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation promotes the health, well-being, and independence of people living with paralysis, spinal cord injury, or mobility impairment as well as their caregivers and families by providing free comprehensive information, resources, peer support and referral services in order to achieve a better quality of life. For more information, visit www.christopherreeve.org/.

Holy Redeemer Homecare & Hospice
We provide homecare, palliative care and hospice care throughout NJ and around Philadelphia. For more information, visit www.holyredeemer.com.

JFS of Middlesex County
A non-profit family service agency providing a variety of services including counseling, socialization groups, home delivered kosher meals on wheels, food pantry, information and referrals. For more information, visit www.jfsmiddlesex.org.

Parker Health Group, Inc.
Not-for-profit charitable organization in Central NJ with Spectrum of Aging Services including Assisted Living, Memory Care, Post-Acute Rehabilitation, Nursing Care, Adult Day Center and Health & Wellness Center. Visit www.parkerlife.org.

WeCare Health System,  Technology Driven Care Platform
An aging population, augmented by chronic disease, and increasing physician acceptance of home care is fueling the growth of care for seniors. The focus is to solve one of the biggest healthcare and economic challenges of our time — who will take care of our aging population and how? By equipping caregivers with the right training and tools, they can dramatically lower the overall cost of care, reduce hospital admissions, and bend the cost curve of aging. For more information, visit www.wecareportal.com.

Right at Home
Right at Home provides care and assistance for the elderly and disabled adults on an hourly, overnight and live-in basis wherever our clients are located, including an assisted living facility, rehab center, long term care facility or during a hospital stay. Our trained, bonded, insured and licensed employees help with bathing, dressing, toileting, ambulation, laundry, linen changes, light housekeeping and will provide transportation if needed. For more information, visit www.westcentralnj.rightathome.net.

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CEUs Health, HR and Coaching Professionals

We’re approval to provide 2.5 continuing education hours for the following professionals who attend our conference:

  • Certified Dementia Practitioner®
  • Certified Senior Advisor®
  • Nurses
  • SHRM Professional Development Credits
  • Professional Coaches
  • Social Worker

Exhibitor Options
We’ve sold out our exhibitor tables. If you’d like to sponsor our event, please reach out to Denise: denise @ caregiving.com.

 

Additional Training Opportunities

Consultant, Educator and Facilitator Training

In addition, we’re bringing our training programs to New Jersey. You can join us for these pre-conference training opportunities:

Our training will take place at Springpoint at Home, 2650 US-130, Cranbury, N.J. 08512. Enroll in our CCC, CCE and/or CCF training.

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